The following policy describes the online information practices of Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, Clarkson University, sole owner and operator of

Information Collection

Visitors are not required to register or provide information to us in order to view our website.

Information Use

Donors who make financial contributions to Beacon Institute via our website will have their name and mailing address put on our donor mailing list. Beacon Institute does not trade or sell e-mail addresses. 

This website uses log files that are not linked to personally identifiable information. These files help Beacon Institute analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movement in aggregate and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. They include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp and number of clicks. 


This website contains links to other sites. Beacon Institute is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. 

Notification of Changes

If Beacon Institute decides to change its privacy policy, it will post changes to this privacy statement and other places it deems appropriate. 


If visitors have questions or suggestions regarding this privacy policy, please contact: 

Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, Clarkson University
199 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508

Additional Legal Information

All materials posted on this website are subject to copyrights owned by Beacon Institute and other individuals or entities. Any reproduction, retransmission, or republication of all or part of any materials found on this website is expressly prohibited, unless Beacon Institute or the copyright owner of the material has expressly granted prior written consent to so reproduce, retransmit, or republish the materials. All other rights reserved.

The names, trademarks, service marks, logos, graphics, photographs, renderings, copy, and all other materials appearing on this website may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate Beacon Institute's sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without Beacon Institute's or the copyright owner of the material, prior express written permission.

Proprietary Disclaimer

Beacon Institute is providing information and services on the internet as a benefit and service in furtherance of its mission and purpose. Beacon Institute makes no representations about the suitability of this information and these services for any purpose.